The US President Donald trump made a mistake by saying that the newspaper the New York Times (NYT) has prevented the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This was reported in an editorial published in the NYT.
July 23, the White house accused the publication of disrupting attempts to kill al-Baghdadi. “Their sick agenda is considered to be above national security,” he wrote in his Twitter.
What kind of publications there is a speech, the us President said. The NYT suggests that the reason for the criticism of trump became the stuff of Fox News channel, which was released on July 21.
It quoted the head of the special operations command of US General Raymond Thomas about what the American military in 2015 “was very close” to the leader of the IG, they managed to get a lot of valuable information about it. “However, a week information was leaked to the newspaper that led to the failure of capture”, — he said, without naming the publication.
In the morning program Fox&Friends on the Fox News channel suggested that we are talking about an article The New York Times, published June 8, 2015. The official representative of the NYT demanded from Fox News to apologize, both in the air and in the microblog channel, reports The Independent.